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Durham is home to museums focusing on art, sports, history, and nature and science. That means you have plenty of opportunities to spend an afternoon exploring new subjects in educational and entertaining ways. Take a look at the listings below to see what Durham's museums have to offer.

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21c Museum

21c Museum is a contemporary art museum featuring permanent, commissioned installations. It presents dynamic group and solo exhibitions by both emerging and established artists, including Bill Viola, …

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Bennett Place State Historic Site

Bennett Place is the site of the largest troop surrender and the effective end of the Civil War. It was in April 1865 that Confederate general Joseph E. Johnston and his Union adversary, General …

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Duke Lemur Center

Lemurs are native only to Madagascar, where they evolved in isolation from other primates. But luckily for Durham locals and visitors, you don’t have to travel to the Indian Ocean to find a lemur: …

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Eno River State Park

The Eno River flows through Durham for 33 miles before eventually ending up in Falls Lake on the eastern edge of the county. This park, only 10 miles from Downtown Durham, offers terrific access for …

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Little River Regional Park & Natural Area

With 391 acres of park and natural area developed from tobacco farmland, the Little River Regional Park & Natural Area offers ample opportunity to take in the natural beauty of Durham County. There …

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Museum of Life + Science

The 84 acres that encompass the Museum of Life + Science are packed full of attractions designed to spark wonder and curiosity in guests. Popular exhibits include one of the largest butterfly houses …

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Named one of the top 10 public gardens in the U.S. by TripAdvisor and winner of the 2013 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence, Duke Gardens is a stunning 55-acre public garden on the …

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West Point on the Eno

Combining natural beauty and history, West Point on the Eno is free park along the Eno River spanning 404 acres with three historic buildings. A rebuilt grist mill on the site of what was once the …

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Bayer CropScience: Bayer Bee Care Center Tour

Bayer has in-depth expertise and experience in both animal health and crop protection with business based on an inherent interest in preserving bee health and promoting sustainable agriculture. …

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Duke Lemur Center

Lemurs are native only to Madagascar, where they evolved in isolation from other primates. But luckily for Durham locals and visitors, you don’t have to travel to the Indian Ocean to find a lemur: …

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